(one synonym: Canthylidia discolor, Warren, 1913)
HELIOTHINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marcus Matthews, CSIRO Entomology)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings, each with brown veins. The hindwings are plain white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been found in
Further reading :
Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 161-162.
Noctuiform Phalaenae: Mericleptriinae,
in Adalbert Seitz (ed.): The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
Volume 11: The Macrolepidoptera of the Indo-Australian Fauna,
Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag (1913), p. 311, and also Plate 27, row n, item 3, and row m, item 3..
(written 26 April 2019)